Author Archives: Tony Peters

2017 Huntington Estate Cabernet Shiraz

It’s been said over and over again; Cabernet/Shiraz, or Shiraz/Cabernet, is the classic, quintessential, Australian ‘Claret’.  It doesn’t matter what the proportions are of each, it still deserves the term ‘classic’.  This particular wine is not just classic (my popular … Continue reading

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2017 Grey Sands Blanc de Noir

Dare to be different.  We see it everyday.  It could be the way some people dress, colour their hair, cut their sandwich or position their driver’s seat.  But it is only different to us because it’s not how we wear … Continue reading

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2017 Hastwell & Lightfoot Tempranillo

How’s this for coincidence.  Very recently we went to a dinner with a group of wine appreciative friends and one of the group brought up the variety Tempranillo.  He gave us three different versions of the word in the space … Continue reading

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2017 Windowrie Family Reserve Pinot Noir

My wife and I are drinking more and more Pinot Noir these days.  Not that we are drinking less of the other red varieties, it’s just that during the warmer months, Pinot is less weighty for our palates to have … Continue reading

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2018 Resolution Vineyard Pinot Noir

Boy and girl go to a vineyard in 2011. Boy and girl love the pinot noir and the views from the vineyard. Boy and girl decide to get married at said vineyard in 2012. Boy and girl help out at … Continue reading

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2018 Atze’s Corner Wild Rose Vermentino

I read an article recently (this one) that suggested Vermentino could be the “next big thing in Australian wine”.  Well, I can understand that.  I’ve tried a few and I don’t mind admitting to being a bit of a fan.  … Continue reading

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2010 Clemens Hill Fumé Blanc

You read right.  Nine year old Tasmanian Fumé Blanc that belies its age.  I’ve always been a fan of this Clemens Hill style of wine but it has always been the current release that I’ve had the pleasure of trying … Continue reading

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